Autopsy has been conducted in the death of a Decatur County Jail inmate

Decatur County Coronor Doug Banks confirmed with WTRE news that an autopsy was conducted on Friday and results are pending in the death of 54-year old James L. Catron of Greensburg.

here is the initial news release from Indiana State Police

Indiana State Police began an investigation on Friday into the death of an inmate being held at the Decatur County Jail. Just before 1:00 am Friday morning, 54-year old James L. Catron of Greensburg collapsed while he was in custody at the Decatur County Jail. Jail staff observed Catron collapse and immediately contacted EMS and began administering first aid and CPR.  Catron was transported to Decatur County Memorial Hospital where he was soon pronounced deceased. The Decatur County Sheriff requested detectives from the Indiana State Police-Versailles Post to conduct an investigation into Catron’s death. At this time, no foul play is suspected.    Catron had been housed in the jail since September 26, 2021.

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